Participating clinical centers

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California

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance

www.harbor-ucla.org
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
1124 W. Carson St.
Torrence, CA 90502

Investigator:

Sharon Adler, MD
Principal Investigator, Professor

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Janine LaPage
Study Coordinator
jlapage@labiomed.org
Phone: 310-222-4104

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

www.chla.org

A part of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Division of Nephrology
4650 Sunset Blvd MS# 40
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2102

Investigator:

Kevin V. Lemley, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator, Professor

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Sharon Tang
Study Coordinator
shatang@chla.usc.edu
Phone: 323-361-7299

Stanford University

www.med.stanford.edu
Division of Nephrology
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Investigators:

Richard Lafayette, MD, PhD 
Principal Investigator

Elizabeth Talley, MD 
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Kshama Mehta, PhD
Study Coordinator
krmehta@stanford.edu
Phone: 650-736-1822

Florida

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Coral Gables

www.med.miami.edu
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Clinical Research Building (C-221)
1120 NW 14th St, Suite 806
Miami, FL 33136

Investigator:

Alessia Fornoni , MD, PhD, FASN
Principal Investigator, Associate Professor of Medicine

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Carlos Bidot
Study Coordinator
cbidot2@med.miami.edu
Phone: 305-243-8793

Georgia

Emory University/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Emory logo

Emory Children’s Center
http://www.emory-childrenscenter.org/
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
2015 Upper Gate Dr. NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-727-5750

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
http://www.choa.org/Pediatric-Research
Outpatient Pediatric Research Center
1405 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404-785-0400

Investigator:

Larry Greenbaum, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Brian Lee 
Study Coordinator
brian.lee3@emory.edu
Phone: 404-712-NEPH

Illinois

John H. Stroger, Jr., Cook County Hospital

Cook county logo

www.cookcountyhhs.org
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
1969 W. Ogen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612

Investigator:

Ambarish Athavale, MD
Principal Investigator
aambarish@cookcountyhhs.org

Clinical Research Coordinator: TBD

Maryland

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/

Division of Nephrology
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-5268  Option #4

Investigator:

Meredith Atkinson, MD
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Sara Boynton
Study Coordinator
sboynto3@jhmi.edu
Phone: 443-287-9051

NIDDK, Bethesda

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Bethesda, MD

US Public Health Service
10 Center Drive, 3N116
Bethesda, MD 20892-1267
Phone: 301-594-3403

Investigator:

Jeffrey Kopp, MD, Captain
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Jodi Blake
Study Coordinator
jodi.blake@nih.gov
Phone: 301-451-9946

Michigan

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

The University of Michigan Nephrology Home Page
The University of Michigan Pediatrics Nephrology Home Page

University of Michigan – Department of Nephrology/Internal Medicine
1150 W. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5676

Matthias Kretzler, M.D.
NEPTUNE Principal Investigator, University of Michigan Professor, Internal Medicine

Debbie Gipson, M.D.
Co-Investigator, University of Michigan Associate Professor

Tina Mainieri, MA
NEPTUNE Project Manager

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Chrysta Lienczewski
Clinical Research Project Manager 
Phone: 1-877-9-NEPTUNE
E-mail: NEPTUNE-Study@umich.edu

Amanda Williams (adult)
Study Coordinator
amwi@med.umich.edu
Phone: 734-615-5017

Joe Lavigne (pediatrics)
Study Coordinator
lavijose@med.umich.edu
Phone: 734-232-4852

Minnesota

Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Mayo Nephrology Collaborative Group (MNCG) Clinical Trials

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: 507-266-1047 or 507-255-0231

Investigator:

Fernando Fervenza, MD, PhD
Principal Investigator

Cheryl Tran, MD
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Vladimir Chernitskiy 
Study Coordinator 
chernitskiy.vladimir@mayo.edu
Phone: 507-255-0231

Missouri

Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City

www.childrensmercy.org

Children’s Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Investigators:

Tarak Srivastava, MD
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Amy Garrett
Study Coordinator
agarrett@cmh.edu
Phone: 816-234-3891

New York

Cohen Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park

Pediatric Nephrology
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
718-470-3491

Investigators:

Christine Sethna, MD, EdM
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Kalli Grammatikopoulos
Study Coordinator
krammatik@northwell.edu
Phone: 718-470-3499

Columbia University, New York

www.columbianephrology.org

Nephrology
Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Ave., Room 202
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-0320

Investigators:

Gerald B. Appel, MD
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Michael Toledo
Study Coordinator
mt3013@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-305-6842

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx


www.cham.org

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Investigators:

Frederick Kaskel, MD
Principal Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Patricia Flynn
Study Coordinator
pflynn@montefiore.org
Phone: 718-655-1120

New York University, New York

www.med.nyu.edu/medicine/nephrology/division-nephrology

Division of Nephrology
530 First Avenue, SK-9U
New York City, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-5851

Investigators:

David Charytan, MD
Principal Investigator

Howard Trachtman, MD
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Frank Modersitzki, MPH (adult)
Study Coordinator
Frank.Modersitzki@nyumc.org

Suzanne Vento (pediatrics)
Study Coordinator
Suzanne.vento@nyumc.org
Phone: 646-501-2665

North Carolina

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

UNC Kidney Center

Nephrology Division
UNC Kidney Center
CB 7155, Burnett-Womack Bldg.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Investigators:

Vimal Derebail, M.D., MPH, Nephrologist
Principal Investigator

Keisha Gibson, M.D., MPH, Pediatric Nephrologist
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Emmie Cole (adult)
Study Coordinator
emmie_cole@med.unc.edu
Phone: 1-919-445-2627

Sandra Grubbs (pediatrics)
Study Coordinator
Sandra_grubbs@med.unc.edu 
Phone: 1-919-445-2658

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem

www.wakehealth.edu

Department of Nephrology
Medical Center Boulevard
Richard H Dean Biomedical Building
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Investigators:

Barry Freedman, MD
Principal Investigator

Jen-Jar Lin, MD
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Stefanie Gray (pediatrics)
Study Coordinator
stefgray@wakehealth.edu
Phone: 336-716-5896

Ohio

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

http://medicine.case.edu/divisions/nephrology-and-hypertension/patient-care

Case Western Reserve University
Rammelkamp Center for Research and Education
MetroHealth System Campus
2500 MetroHealth Drive R415
Cleveland, OH 44109-1998
Phone: 216-778-4993

Investigators:

John R. Sedor, M.D.
Principal Investigator
Cleveland Clinic

Jagmeet Dhingra, M.D.
Co-Investigator
MetroHealth Medical Center

Katherine Dell, M.D.
Co-Investigator
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, CWRU

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Marleen Schachere (adult)
Study Coordinator
mrs27@case.edu
Phone: 216-778-8473

Jeff Negrey (pediatric)
Study Coordinator
negreyj2@ccf.org
Phone: 216-636-5504

 

Participating Clinical Centers:

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation/Cleveland Clinic Children’s
  • MetroHealth System Campus-CWRU
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Ontario – Canada

University Health Network, Toronto

University Health Network (UHN)
Toronto General Hospital
NCSB 11C-1256
585 University Ave
Toronto, ON
M5G 2N2
CANADA

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC)
2075 Bayview Ave – A139
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5
CANADA

Investigators:

Dr. Daniel C. Cattran, MD, FRCP(C)
Principal Investigator

Dr. Michelle A. Hladunewich MD MSc FRCP(C)
Co-investigator (Sunnybrook Site)

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:
Paul Ling

Study Coordinator
pling@uhnresearch.ca
Phone: 416-340-4800 ext. 3514

Pennsylvania

Temple University

Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Nephrology
3440 N. Broad St. Kresge Bldg. West, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: 215-707-0744

Investigators:

Crystal Gadegbeku, MD
Principal Investigator
Crystal.gadegbeku@tuhs.temple.edu

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Sally Quinn
Study Coordinator
sally.quinn@tuhs.temple.edu
Phone: 215-707-7576

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

https://www.pennmedicine.org/

Renal, Electrolyte, and Hypertension Division
410 E. Hill Pavilion
380 S. University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-573-1831

Investigators:

Lawrence Holzman, MD
Principal Investigator, Professor

Kevin Meyers, MBBCh
Co-Investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Radhakrishna Kallem (adult)
Study Coordinator
Krishna.kallem@uphs.upenn.edu
Phone: 484-358-0315

Jessica Lalli (pediatric)
Study Coordinator
lallij@email.chop.edu

Texas

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas

UT Southwestern Medical Center Division of Nephrology

Parkland Hospital

UT Southwestern Medical Center William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital

Children’s Health

Division of Nephrology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-8516

Investigators:

Kamalanathan K. Sambandam, MD
Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Brown, MD
Co-investigator

To contact this site for information related to NEPTUNE:

Nancy Wang (adult)
Study Coordinator
zhengnan.wang@utsw.edu
Phone: 214-645-8267

Francesca Chambers (pediatric)
Study Coordinator
francesca.chambers@childrens.com
Phone: 214-456-6095

Washington

University of Washington, Seattle

www.uwmedicine.org
www.seattlechildrens.org
http://washington.providence.org

Division of Nephrology
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195

University of Washington Medical Center
Dr. J. Ashley Jefferson, MD
Principal Investigator

Research Coordinator and Study Contact:
Nicole Robinson
Study Coordinator
nrobinson@nephrology.washington.edu
Phone: 206-221-3938

Seattle Children’s Hospital
Dr. Sangeeta Hingorani, MD 
Principal Investigator

Research Coordinator and Study Contact:
Sydnee Dismuke
Study Coordinator
sydnee.dismuke@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: 206-987-5420

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital
Dr. Katherine Tuttle, MD
Principle Investigator

Research Coordinator and Study Contact:
Ann Cooper
Study Coordinator
ann.cooper@providence.org
Phone: 509-474-4320

Contact NEPTUNE

Any administrative concerns can be addressed to:

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Tina Mainieri

NEPTUNE Project Manager

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Division of Nephrology

University of Michigan
1150 W Medical Center Drive
MSRBI, A520C
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5657

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Phone: (734) 615-5020

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This consortium is part of RDCRN, an initiative of ORDRNCATS